News and Announcements

WELCOME BACK TEACHERS, COUNSELORS & STUDENTS! ¡BIENVENIDOS PROFESORES, CONSEJEROS Y ESTUDIANTES!

Greetings Bell High School Community,



As principal of this great learning institution I am pleased to announce that the Los Angeles Unified District and United Teachers of Los Angeles have agreed to a tentative contract. Our teachers will return to their regular instructional programs, including athletics and extracurricular activities starting Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Transportation, meal service and EduCare with Beyond the Bell programs also will continue as usual. We appreciate your patience and support and look forward to continuing our work together to help our students reach their full potential. Once again please join me in welcoming our teachers, counselors and coordinators as they resume their mission in improving the educational lives of our students.
Me complace informarles que el Distrito Escolar Unificado de L.A. y la Unión de Maestros de Los Angeles han llegado a un acuerdo sobre un contrato tentativo. Nuestra escuela reanudará la instrucción y operaciones habituales -que incluyen los deportes y actividades extracurriculares el día miercoles, 23 de enero de 2019. Los servicios de transporte, alimentación y programas de Beyond the Bell también continuarán como de costumbre. Les agradecemos su paciencia y apoyo y anticipamos seguir nuestra labor conjunta a fin de ayudar a nuestros estudiantes para que alcancen su máximo potencial.
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Bell Eagles Marching Band and Color Guard Shine Again at 2019 Rose Parade!

Laura Ferrel, 3rd year Clarinetist in band and STEM Junior, was interviewed by the LA Times regarding her Rose Parade experience. She chose to learn trumpet in order to participate in the LAUSD All-City Honor Band. This is her 2nd year participating in All-City.

Laura is one of 21 Bell Band and Color Guard students who participated in All-City this year. We would have had 31 total, but students had other commitments during the holiday break.
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Bell High School Sprint 1 Million Project Survey

Our mission is to help 1 million high school students who do not have reliable Internet access at home reach their full potential by issuing them mobile devices and free high-speed Internet access.

You will need to sign-in using your LAUSD MyMail account login and password.
Please sign out of ALL Google accounts before attempting to use the link.

The answers to your survey will be used to help determine your eligibility to participate in the Sprint 1 Million project. If eligible, during the years you are enrolled at Bell Senior High, you will have home access to a Chromebook and Sprint WiFi HotSpot with limited internet access.

Eligibility will be determined throughout the the Spring semester.

If you have any further questions, please see Mr. Anker in S-4 or Mr. Apodaca in S-8.
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Snack Station during Finals week!

We are happy to announce that the A-G Counselors, Ms. Marquez and Ms. Gomez will be hosting a snack station during finals week!
Teachers have been given 5 tickets to pass out to their students who exhibit hard work and deserve a treat to ease the stress of finals week. These tickets will be passed out before Wednesday of next week.
Students, if you received a ticket or two, come by the cafeteria on Friday, Monday and Wednesday during break to pick up your snacks.
We have a variety of snacks which include juices, chips, rice crispy treats and many more!
Both Ms. Marquez and Ms. Gomez want to wish you good luck in you finals!
Work hard and play hard!!

Jessica Roosinisalda-Gomez, MSW, Ed.D
A-G Diploma Program PSA Counselor
Bell High School
jessica.roosinisalda@lausd.net
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Walk-a-Thon this Saturday, Dec 8!

Students will be raising awareness about 10 different causes that they have adopted. Participants will be receiving Service Learning credits upon completing the requirements. We will be having music, snacks and multiple booths. Participants need to register in Room 240.
Below are some of the issues students will be addressing:
1. Leukemia
2. Autism
3. Mental Health
4. Domestic Violence
5. Breast Cancer
6. Animal Abuse
7. Bullying
8. Premature Babies
9. Down Syndrome
10. AIDS/ HIV
Hope to see you there!
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Senior Portraits are Here!

Attention all Students, If you purchased a picture package it has finally arrived.
Your picture package can be found at the student store and you can pick it up after school.
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44th Annual LAUSD Band & Drill Team Championships Results!

The 44th Annual LAUSD Band and Drill Team Championships was held December 1st at ELAC Stadium. 35 LAUSD high school band and color guards competed in 5 different divisions.
Bell's Band and Color Guard competed in Division 2A (bands with 51-70 musicians) against Roosevelt, Garfield, Polytechnic, Van Nuys and San Pedro High Schools.
Congratulations to our Marching Eagles who finished in 2nd place!
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Bell Senior High Band Members are Foundation Grant Winners!

Congratulations to Ms. Chaves-Rasas and the Bell Senior High Band for being awarded new instruments and accessories! Thanks to the generosity of the Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation, the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, and the Herb Alpert Foundation, Bell Students can achieve even more as members of our award winning music program!
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Bell High School Marching Band Competition at Westminster HS 11-7-2018

Watch the award winning Bell High School Marching Band at the Band Competition at Westminster HS. The competition was held on Nov 7, 2018. Great job, Eagles! We are so proud of your achievement. Best of luck to those Eagles selected to the LAUSD Honor Band that will be performing in the Rose Parade on New Year's Day, 2019!
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